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CN101802531B
CN101802531B CN 200880025468 CN200880025468A CN101802531B CN 101802531 B CN101802531 B CN 101802531B CN 200880025468 CN200880025468 CN 200880025468 CN 200880025468 A CN200880025468 A CN 200880025468A CN 101802531 B CN101802531 B CN 101802531B
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D·L·霍尔
P·S·乔杜里
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25DREFRIGERATORS; COLD ROOMS; ICE-BOXES; COOLING OR FREEZING APPARATUS NOT COVERED BY ANY OTHER SUBCLASS
    • F25D25/00Charging, supporting, and discharging the articles to be cooled
    • F25D25/02Charging, supporting, and discharging the articles to be cooled by shelves
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    • G02BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
    • G02B6/00Light guides
    • G02B6/0001Light guides specially adapted for lighting devices or systems
    • G02B6/0011Light guides specially adapted for lighting devices or systems the light guides being planar or of plate-like form
    • G02B6/0033Means for improving the coupling-out of light from the light guide
    • G02B6/0035Means for improving the coupling-out of light from the light guide provided on the surface of the light guide or in the bulk of it
    • G02B6/0038Linear indentations or grooves, e.g. arc-shaped grooves or meandering grooves, extending over the full length or width of the light guide
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F21LIGHTING
    • F21WINDEXING SCHEME ASSOCIATED WITH SUBCLASSES F21K, F21L, F21S and F21V, RELATING TO USES OR APPLICATIONS OF LIGHTING DEVICES OR SYSTEMS
    • F21W2131/00Uses or applications of lighting devices or systems not provided for in codes F21W2101/00 - F21W2121/00
    • F21W2131/30Lighting for domestic or personal use
    • F21W2131/305Lighting for domestic or personal use for refrigerators
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F21LIGHTING
    • F21YINDEXING SCHEME ASSOCIATED WITH SUBCLASSES F21K, F21L, F21S and F21V, RELATING TO THE FORM OR THE KIND OF THE LIGHT SOURCES OR OF THE COLOUR OF THE LIGHT EMITTED
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    • G02BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
    • G02B6/00Light guides
    • G02B6/0001Light guides specially adapted for lighting devices or systems
    • G02B6/0011Light guides specially adapted for lighting devices or systems the light guides being planar or of plate-like form
    • G02B6/0066Light guides specially adapted for lighting devices or systems the light guides being planar or of plate-like form characterised by the light source being coupled to the light guide
    • G02B6/0068Arrangements of plural sources, e.g. multi-colour light sources

Abstract

用于照明冰箱内部空间的照明装置,包括一个面板,和一个用于将光引入所述面板的照明器。 Illuminating means for illuminating the interior space of a refrigerator, comprising a panel and an illuminator for introducing light into the panel. 所述照明器沿着所述面板的一个边缘将光引入所述面板。 The illumination of the panel along one edge of the light introduced into the panel. 所述面板的一个表面包括多条线,所述多条线用于将被引入的光转向到面板外的一个区域。 The surface of the panel comprises a plurality of lines, the plurality of lines for turning light is introduced into a region of the outer panel. 所述多条线形成一个网格。 The plurality of lines form a grid.

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冰箱搁架发光二极管照明[0001] 相关申请的交叉引用[0002]不用。 The LED lighting refrigerator shelf [0001] CROSS-REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS [0002] No. 技术领域[0003] 本发明涉及用于照明冰箱内部空间的照明冰箱搁架。 Technical Field [0003] The present invention relates to a refrigerator for illuminating an illumination space inside the refrigerator shelf. 背景技术[0004] 在冰箱的内部空间中提供照明装置是已知的。 BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION [0004] The lighting device provided in the interior space of the refrigerator is known. 用于冰箱的常规照明装置包括具有白炽灯的灯具。 The conventional lighting apparatus for a refrigerator includes an incandescent lamp. 这种装置往往体积大,并向冰箱内部输送不想要的热量。 Such devices are often bulky and unwanted heat transport inside the refrigerator. [0005] 提供一种用于冰箱的能够克服以上一个或多个缺陷的照明装置将是有利的。 [0005] to provide a refrigerator capable of overcoming the above for one or more defects of the lighting apparatus would be advantageous. 发明内容[0006] 根据本发明的一个方面,提供一个用于照明冰箱内部空间的照明装置。 SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION [0006] In accordance with one aspect of the invention, there is provided a lighting device for illuminating the space inside the refrigerator. 所述照明装置包括一个面板和一个用于将光沿所述面板的一个边缘引入所述面板的照明器,其中所述面板的一个表面包括多条这样的线,所述线用于将被引入的光转向到该面板外的一个区域。 Said illumination device comprises a means for introducing a panel and the panel illuminator light along one edge of the panel, wherein a surface of the panel comprises a plurality of such lines, for the wire to be introduced turning light to an area outside the panel. 所述多条线形成一个网格。 The plurality of lines form a grid. [0007] 还提供一个用于照明冰箱内部空间的照明装置,所述装置包括一个位于所述内部空间中的可竖向地重新定位的搁架。 [0007] further provided a lighting device for illuminating the interior space of a refrigerator, the apparatus comprising a positioned in the interior space may be vertically repositionable shelf. 所述搁架包括一个被激光刻划到搁架底部表面的半对数网格。 The shelf comprises a bottom surface to be laser scribed shelf semi-logarithmic grid. 一个照明器沿冰箱的后壁且沿搁架的一个边缘布置。 An illuminator arranged in the rear wall of the refrigerator and along an edge of the shelf. 所述照明器包括多个用于生成光的发光二极管,所述光沿搁架的所述边缘被引入到搁架。 The illuminator comprises a plurality of light emitting diodes for generating light, the light is introduced along the edge of the shelf into the shelf. 被引入的光通过半对数网格被转向到搁架的外部。 Introduced light is diverted to the outside through the rack semilogarithmic grid. 附图说明[0008] 图1是具有照明搁架的冰箱的内部的立体图;[0009] 图2是照明冰箱搁架的立体图;[0010] 图3是照明冰箱搁架的一部分的平面图;以及[0011] 图4是图3所示搁架的侧视图。 BRIEF DESCRIPTION [0008] FIG. 1 is a perspective view showing the inside of a refrigerator having illuminated shelves; [0009] FIG. 2 is a perspective view of the lighting of a refrigerator shelf; [0010] FIG. 3 is a plan view of a portion of an illuminated refrigerator shelf; and [ 0011] FIG. 4 is a side view of the shelf shown in FIG. 具体实施方式[0012] 提供一种用于照明冰箱内部空间的照明搁架。 DETAILED DESCRIPTION [0012] providing illumination for illuminating inside of the refrigerator shelf space. 还提供具有一个或多个用于照明冰箱内部空间的照明搁架的冰箱。 Also provided having one or more interior space of a refrigerator for illuminating an illumination refrigerator shelf. [0013] 图1示出了冰箱I的内部的立体图。 [0013] FIG 1 illustrates a perspective view of the inside of the refrigerator I. 在冰箱内部设有多个搁架2。 A plurality of shelves provided inside the refrigerator 2. 搁架2沿着冰箱I的侧壁3和后壁4延伸,以使得搁架2的各个边缘相邻于侧壁3和后壁4。 Shelf 2 extends along the side walls 3 and rear wall 4 of the refrigerator I, so that the respective edge of the shelf 2 adjacent the side wall 3 and rear wall 4. 在图1的示例实施方案中,所述搁架沿着侧壁3被壁架(ledge) 5支撑,所述壁架从侧壁3延伸到所述冰箱I内部。 In the exemplary embodiment of FIG. 1 embodiment, the shelf 5 by the support ledges (Ledge) along the side walls 3, the ledge extending from the side wall 3 to the inside of the refrigerator I. 第二侧壁(图1中未示出)包括用于在水平位置支撑搁架2的相应的壁架,其基本垂直于侧壁3和后壁4。 A second sidewall (not shown in FIG. 1) includes means for supporting the shelf in a horizontal position corresponding ledges 2, which is substantially perpendicular to the side walls 3 and rear wall 4. 在图2所示的又一个示例实施方案中,搁架2被托架(bracket) 6支撑,所述托架6被安装在位于冰箱后壁4上的竖向轨道7之中。 In yet another exemplary embodiment shown in FIG. 2, the shelf support bracket 2 is 6 (Bracket), the carriage 6 is mounted on a vertical track positioned in the refrigerator rear wall 4 of 7. 取决于冰箱I的结构,搁架2在冰箱I内可以竖直地重新定位一要么在多对壁架5之间重新定位、要么沿竖向轨道7重新定位。 I depends on the structure of the refrigerator, the shelf 2 can be repositioned in the refrigerator I or vertically repositionable between a plurality of ledges 5, or vertically repositioning the rail 7. [0014] 搁架2照明冰箱I的内部。 [0014] I refrigerator shelf interior illumination. 一个或多个搁架2提供了充分的照明度,其使得个人能够舒适地使用冰箱。 One or more shelves 2 provides sufficient illumination level, which enables an individual to comfortably use the refrigerator. 在一个示例实施方案中,所述充分的照明度是由四个搁架的组合照明输出所提供的。 In one exemplary embodiment, the sufficient degree of illumination by the combined illumination output of four shelves provided. [0015] 每个搁架2包括一个透明的或半透明的面板8。 [0015] Each shelf 2 includes a transparent or translucent panel 8. 例如,面板8可以包括透明玻璃或白玻璃。 For example, the panel 8 can include transparent glass or clear glass. 在一个不例实施方案中,所述面板8包括回火玻璃或安全玻璃。 In an embodiment embodiment, the panel 8 includes tempered glass or safety glass. 在一个不例实施方案中,所述面板是3-8毫米厚。 In an embodiment embodiment, the panel is 3-8 mm thick. [0016] 如从图2至4中可清楚看见的,沿着搁架2的一个边缘以及沿着面板8的一个边缘,设置一个照明器9。 [0016] As seen from FIGS. 2 to 4 are clearly visible, along one edge of the shelf 2 and along an edge of the panel 8 is provided a luminaire 9. 在一个示例实施方案中,还沿着冰箱9的后壁4、在面板8和后壁4 之间设置照明器9。 In one exemplary embodiment, also along the rear wall 4 of the refrigerator 9, between the panel 8 and the rear wall 4 provided illuminator 9. 应理解,可以沿着搁架2的任何边缘一例如与侧壁3相邻的边缘一设置照明器9。 It should be understood, for example, may be an edge of the adjacent side wall 3 is provided a luminaire 9 along any edge of the shelf 2. 此外,可以沿着搁架2的多个边缘——例如沿着两个侧壁3——设置照明器9。 Further, along the edge of the shelf 2, a plurality - for example, the illuminator 9 is provided along 3-- two side walls. [0017] 照明器9沿着面板8的一个边缘将光引入面板8。 [0017] The illuminator 9 along one edge light panel 8 panel 8 is introduced. 面板8用作被引入所述面板的光的光导。 It is introduced into the panel 8 is used as the light guide panel. 面板8和照明器9 一同提供用于照明冰箱内部的侧光式装置(edge-lit device) 0[0018] 面板8包括顶部表面和底部表面。 Panel 8 and illuminator 9 together provide an edge-lit devices (edge-lit device) 0 [0018] panel 8 includes a top surface and a bottom surface for illuminating the interior of the refrigerator. 在面板8的顶部表面和底部表面的其中一个或两者内刻划一例如激光刻划或刻蚀一出多条线。 Scribing a laser scribing or etching, for example, more than one line in the panel or inner top and bottom surfaces of one of the two 8. 所述多条线使得经由照明器9引入面板8的光的一部分被转向到面板8外部的一个区域。 Such that the plurality of lines is diverted to the outer panel 8 via the illuminator 9 portion of the light introduced into the panel 8 in a region. 被所述多条线转向到面板8外部的光照明冰箱I的内部。 It said plurality of lines being shifted to the inside of the outer panel 8 I in refrigerator illumination. [0019] 在一个示例实施方案中,所述多条线形成了光转向网格。 [0019] In one exemplary embodiment, the plurality of lines form a light diverting grid. 所述光转向网格可被配置以在冰箱内提供基本均匀的光分布,且可仅通过平行线提供更为均匀的光分布。 The light turning mesh may be configured to provide a substantially uniform distribution of light within the refrigerator and may provide a more uniform light distribution only by the parallel lines. 而且,光转向网格可以用非常细密的网格线提供期望照明程度的均匀的光分布。 Furthermore, the light can be turned with a very fine mesh grid lines to provide a desired degree of uniform distribution of light illumination. [0020] 在一个示例实施方案中,仅每个搁架的面板8的底部表面包括光转向网格。 [0020] In one exemplary embodiment, only the bottom surface of each shelf panel 8 includes a light turning grid. 在一个示例实施方案中,面板8的边缘被覆盖以或涂覆以一霜状或反光性的材料13,例如抛光的铝,以使得被引入的光不逸出面板8的边缘,而是被反射回面板8之中。 In one exemplary embodiment, the edge of the panel 8 are covered or coated with a cream or a reflective material 13, for example, polished aluminum, so that the light is not introduced into the escape of the edge of the panel 8, but is 8 is reflected back into the panel. [0021] 如可从图2和图3清楚看见的,所述网格线,平行和垂直于照明器9和相邻于照明器9的面板8的边缘延伸。 [0021] As can be clearly seen from FIGS. 2 and 3, the grid lines, extending parallel and perpendicular to the illuminator 9 and the panel edge adjacent to the illuminator 9 8. 也就是说,网格线平行和垂直于照明器9以及相应的面板8的边缘延伸,所述照明器9将光引入所述相应的面板8的边缘内。 That is, grid lines extending parallel and perpendicular to the illuminator 9 and the corresponding edge of the panel 8, the illumination light 9 introduced into the inner edge of the respective panel 8. 平行于照明器9和与照明器9相邻的面板8的边缘延伸的网格线,在此被称为“平行网格线”10。 9 and parallel to the illumination of the lighting panel 9 adjacent grid lines extending edges 8, referred to herein as "parallel grid lines" 10. 垂直于照明器9和与照明器9相邻的面板8的边缘延伸的网格线,在此被称为“垂直网格线” 11。 9 is perpendicular to the illuminator 9 and the illumination grid lines adjacent panels extending edges 8, referred to herein as "vertical grid lines" 11. [0022] 在一个示例实施方案中,且如图2和3所示,在相继的垂直网格线11之间的间隔是均匀的。 [0022] In one exemplary embodiment, and as shown in Figures 2 and 3, the spacing between successive perpendicular grid lines 11 is uniform. 通过均匀间隔的垂直网格线11,可在照明器9的整个长度上将从照明器9引入面板8的光均匀地扩散并分布到冰箱I的内部。 11, can be introduced into the panel from the illumination light 9 is uniformly diffused and distributed to the interior 8 of the refrigerator I by the vertical grid lines are evenly spaced over the entire length of the illumination 9. 应理解,可通过不均匀地间隔垂直网格线11,达到不均匀的光分布。 It should be understood by unevenly spaced vertical grid line 11, to achieve uniform light distribution. 例如,如果希望向面板8中心附近的一个区域提供更多的光,则可减小面板8中心处相继的垂直网格线11之间的间隔。 For example, if desired to provide more light to a region near the center of the panel 8, the spacing 118 between the center of the panel may be reduced at successive vertical grid lines. 减小面板8中心处相继的垂直网格线之间的间隔的效果,是增加了位于面板8中心处网格线的数量,这将增加面板8中心处转向出来的光的量。 The effect of reducing the spacing between successive perpendicular grid lines of the center panel 8, is to increase the number of the panel 8 located at the center of the grid lines, which will increase the amount of light out of the turning center of the panel 8. [0023] 平行网格线10也可均匀地间隔。 [0023] The parallel grid lines 10 may be evenly spaced. 然而,这样的结构导致一个沿照明器9附近的面板8的区域比一个沿较为远离照明器9的面板8的区域更强地被照明。 However, such a configuration results in a region near the illuminator 9 along the panel 8 further away from the illuminated than a region along the panel 8 9 more strongly illuminated. 也即,如果平行网格线10被均匀地间隔,则来自面板8的照明强度沿远离照明器9的方向降低。 That is, if the parallel grid lines 10 are uniformly spaced, the illumination intensity from the panel 8 is a direction away from the illuminator 9 is reduced. 提供均匀间隔的平行网格线10的结果是,对接近照明器9处的冰箱I内部作更强的照明,而对远离照明器9处作不那么强的照明。 Providing uniformly spaced parallel grid lines 10 is the result, at the inside of the refrigerator I for 9 more close to the luminaire illumination, while away from the luminaire for illumination is not so strong at 9. 如果照明器9沿着冰箱I的后壁4定位,且平行网格线10被均匀地间隔,则位于冰箱I后部的食品将会比位于冰箱前部的食品更明亮地被照亮。 If the illuminator 9 is positioned along the rear wall 4 of the refrigerator I, and the parallel grid lines 10 are uniformly spaced, food is located at the rear of the refrigerator I will be illuminated more brightly than the food located in the front portion of the refrigerator. [0024] 在图2的示例实施方案中,平行网格线10并非均匀地间隔。 [0024] In the exemplary embodiment of FIG. 2, the parallel grid lines 10 are not uniformly spaced. 在相继的平行网格线10之间的间隔,沿远离照明器9的方向减小。 The spacing between successive parallel grid lines 10, a direction away from the illuminator 9 can be minimized. 也即,在较为远离照明器9的相继网格线10 之间的间隔,比在较为接近照明器的相继网格线10之间的间隔更小。 That is, in the interval between 10 further away from the illuminator 9 consecutive grid lines is smaller than the spacing between the luminaire closer successive grid lines 10. 通过沿远离照明器9 的方向减小在相继的平行网格线10之间的间隔,可以达到来自面板8的基本均匀的照明。 Reducing the spacing between successive parallel grid lines 10 by a direction away from the illuminator 9 can achieve substantially uniform illumination from the panel 8. [0025] 在一个示例实施方案中,网格是半对数网格或基本半对数网格。 [0025] In one exemplary embodiment, the grid is a semilogarithmic grid or a substantially semilogarithmic grid. 也即,垂直网格线11基本均匀地间隔,而平行网格线10对数地或基本对数地间隔。 That is, substantially vertical grid lines 11 are uniformly spaced, parallel grid line 10 logarithmically or substantially logarithmically spaced. [0026] 照明器9的细节可以在图3和图4中看到。 [0026] The details of the illuminator 9 can be seen in FIGS. 3 and 4. 照明器9包括一个阵列的发光二极管(LED) 12,其用于产生光,所述光被引入面板8。 The illuminator 9 includes a light emitting diode array (LED) 12, for generating light, the light is introduced into the panel 8. 发光二极管12沿着面板8的一个边缘排布, 以使得所述面板被照明器9侧光式照亮。 Light emitting diodes 12 are arranged along one edge of the panel 8, 9 such that the panel is edge-lit illuminated illuminator. 除了沿面板8的所述边缘的方向之外,照明器外壳14防止光逸出照明器9。 Other than the direction along the edge of the panel 8, the illuminator housing 14 prevents light from escaping the illuminator 9. [0027] 在一个示例实施方案中,照明器9产生白光,其用于照明冰箱I内部。 [0027] In one exemplary embodiment, the illuminator 9 to generate white light, for illuminating inside of the refrigerator I. 在一个示例实施方案中,照明器9包括多于20个的发光二极管。 In one exemplary embodiment, the illuminator 9 includes more than 20 LEDs. 在一个示例实施方案中,照明器9包括20个或更少个发光二极管。 In one exemplary embodiment, the illuminator 9 includes 20 or fewer LEDs. 例如,照明器9可精确地包括20个发光二极管、精确地包括18个发光二极管、或包括小于18个的发光二极管。 For example, the illuminator 9 can include exactly 20 LEDs, exactly 18 comprises a light emitting diode, or a light emitting diode comprising of less than 18. [0028] 在一个示例实施方案中,照明器9被附接到搁架2的一个边缘,且可与搁架2 —起竖向地重新定位。 [0028] In one exemplary embodiment, the illuminator 9 is attached to one edge of the shelf 2 and the shelf may be 2 - from vertically repositioned. 在一个示例实施方案中,照明器9被附接到冰箱I的一个内壁,例如后壁4,且搁架2可操作地与照明器接合及与照明器分离。 In one exemplary embodiment, the illuminator 9 is attached to the inner wall of a refrigerator I, for example the rear wall 4, and the shelf 2 operatively associated with engagement and disengagement of the illuminator illuminator. [0029] 如果照明器9被附接到冰箱I的一个内壁,且因此不可与搁架2 —起竖向地重新位置,则照明器9可被硬连线到一个电源。 [0029] If the illuminator 9 is attached to the inner wall of a refrigerator I, and therefore not with the shelf 2 - re-starting position vertically, the illuminator 9 can be hardwired to a power source. 例如,取决于发光二极管的需要,可将照明器9 硬连线到6V⑶或12V⑶源。 For example, depending on the needs of the light emitting diode, the illuminator 9 can be hardwired to 6V⑶ or 12V⑶ source. 如果照明器9被附接到搁架2的一个边缘,且可与搁架2 —起竖向地重新定位,则可在照明器、搁架或托架6上提供一个连接器,以便将照明器9可拆卸地连接到一个电源。 If the illuminator 9 is attached to one edge of the shelf 2 and the shelf may be 2 - repositioned from vertical, a connector may be provided on the illuminator, shelf or bracket 6 so as to illuminate 9 is detachably connected to a power source. 例如,可在照明器9上提供一个连接器,其用于连接到位于冰箱I的一个壁——诸如后壁4——上的相应的连接器。 For example, a connector may be provided on the illuminator 9 for connecting to a wall located in the refrigerator I - such as a corresponding connector on the rear wall 4--. 或者,可在搁架托架6上提供一个连接器,其用于连接到位于竖直轨道7上的或附近的相应的连接器。 Alternatively, a connector may be provided on a shelf bracket 6 for connecting to the vertical rails 7 located on or near the respective connectors. 将搁架2和所附接的照明器9重新定位,将使照明器循序地从其电源拔出和插回其电源。 The shelf 2 and attached illuminator 9 repositioned, the illuminator will sequentially pulled out and inserted back from its power supply. [0030] 在一个示例实施方案中,在至少一个竖直轨道7上设置通电的电总线。 [0030] In one exemplary embodiment, the energized electrical bus is provided on at least one vertical rail 7. 在搁架2 上的相应的托架6包括一个向外偏压的电极,例如弹簧偏压的电极,用于接合所述电总线。 Corresponding bracket 6 on the shelf 2 includes an outwardly biased electrode, for example, spring-biased electrode, for engaging the electrical bus. 将搁架2和所附照明器9重新定位,将使向外偏压的电极循序地从所述电总线断开连接和重新连接至所述电总线。 The shelf 2 and attached illuminator 9 repositioning will sequentially outwardly biased electrode disconnected and reconnected to the electrical bus from the electrical bus. 所述电总线,通过在托架6上的向外偏压的电极,向照明器9提供电力。 The electrical bus, through the outwardly biased electrode on the bracket 6, to provide power to the illuminator 9. 在一个不例实施方案中,所述电极是一个受约束的、弹簧偏压的金属球。 In an embodiment embodiment, the electrode is a constrained, spring-biased metallic ball. 在一个不例实施方案中,每个竖向轨道7包括通电的总线和接地的或中性母线中的至少一个,用于连接到搁架托架6中的相应的电极。 In an embodiment, each vertical rail 7 includes a bus and a ground or neutral bus powered at least one, for the respective electrode 6 is connected to the shelf bracket. [0031] 如图2中可见,每个竖向轨道7都是“L”形的,且具有两个垂直的竖向延伸的构件。 [0031] seen in Figure 2, each vertical rail 7 is "L" shaped and has two perpendicular vertically extending members of. 轨道7的一个竖向延伸的构件基本平行于冰箱后壁4,且包括用于搁架托架6的安装孔。 A vertical member extending substantially parallel to the rail 7 in a refrigerator rear wall 4 and includes mounting holes for the shelf bracket 6. 轨道7的另一个竖向延伸的构件,基本平行于冰箱侧壁3,且可包括一个或多个电总线。 Another member of the rail 7 extends vertically, substantially parallel side walls 3 in the refrigerator, and may include one or more electrical buses. 在一个不例实施方案中,向外偏压的电极从搁架托架6朝向侧壁3突出,且与位于轨道7的与侧壁3平行的、竖向延伸的构件上的相应的电总线接合。 In an embodiment embodiment, the outwardly biased electrode 3 protrudes from a shelf bracket 6 toward the side wall, and is located parallel to the rail 7 and the side wall 3, a corresponding electrical bus member extending vertically engagement. [0032] 在一个示例实施方案中,通过电磁感应向照明器9供应电力。 [0032] In one exemplary embodiment, power is supplied to the illuminator 9 through electromagnetic induction. 主线圈——例如,没有变压器铁芯的高频主线圈——沿着冰箱后壁4竖向地安装。 Main coil - e.g., no high-frequency transformer core main coil --4 mounted vertically along the rear wall of the refrigerator. 搁架2可以沿着主线圈的长度竖向地重新定位。 Shelf 2 can be vertically repositioned along the length of the main coil. 每个搁架2包括小型的磁芯,以及副线圈——例如高频副线圈。 Each shelf 2 includes a small, magnetic core and a secondary coil - such as high frequency secondary coil. 当搁架2沿着竖向轨道7、或者从一个壁架5到另一壁架5竖向地重新定位时,搁架2也沿着主线圈重新定位。 When the shelf 2 along vertical rails 7, or when a ledge to another ledge 5 5 repositioned vertically from, the shelf 2 is also repositioned along the primary coil. 经由通过搁架2上的小型磁芯的从主线圈到副线圈的电感应,将电力供给到搁架2上的照明器9。 From the primary coil via the secondary coil to induction through a small shelf on the core 2, the power is supplied to the illuminator 9 on the shelf 2. [0033] 此处所述的侧光式面板(edge-lit panel)可以在冰箱I内作为侧面板且不作为搁架2的一部分而提供。 [0033] The edge-lit panel described herein (edge-lit panel) may be used as the side panels in the refrigerator and provided as I and not part of the shelf 2. 例如,侧光式面板可沿着冰箱的后壁4安装,平行于后壁4而延伸, 而不是在基本垂直于后壁4而延伸的搁架2之内。 For example, the edge-lit panel may be mounted along the rear wall 4 of the refrigerator, extending parallel to the rear wall 4, rather than the shelf back wall 4 is substantially perpendicular to the extending 2. 在冰箱内可设置多个侧光式面板,例如沿着两个侧壁3和后壁4。 In the refrigerator may be provided a plurality of edge-lit panels, such as along two side walls 3 and rear wall 4. [0034] 显然,本公开文本是示例的方式,在不背离在本公开文本中所包含的教导的适当范围的情况下,可通过增加、修改或删除细节而做出各种不同的改变。 [0034] Obviously, the present disclosure is by way of example, without departing from the proper scope of the teachings in the present disclosure is contained, by adding, modifying or deleting details of the various changes made. 因此,除了在下列权利要求中必要地限定的范围,本发明不受限于本公开文本的具体细节。 Thus, in addition to necessarily define the scope of the following claims, the present invention is not limited to the specific details of the present disclosure.

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1.用于照明冰箱内部空间的照明装置,包括: 一个面板,和一个用于沿所述面板的一个边缘将光引入所述面板的照明器, 其中所述面板的一个表面包括多条线,所述多条线用于将被引入的光转向到面板外的一个区域,且其中所述多条线形成一个网格,且其中形成所述网格的所述多条线包括均匀间隔的且沿垂直于所述照明器的方向延伸的垂直线,形成所述网格的所述多条线还包括对数间隔的且沿平行于所述照明器的方向延伸的平行线。 1. The illuminating means for illuminating the interior space of a refrigerator, comprising: a panel, and along one edge of the panel for introducing light into the panel illuminator, wherein a surface of the panel comprises a plurality of lines, the plurality of lines for turning light to be introduced into a region of the outer panel, and wherein the plurality of lines forming a grid, and wherein the forming of the grid comprises a plurality of uniformly spaced lines, and the plurality of lines along a vertical line extending perpendicular to a direction of the luminaire, further comprising forming the grid lines extending in parallel in a direction of the luminaire in a direction parallel to the number of intervals.
2.根据权利要求1所述的照明装置,其中所述网格是半对数的。 2. The lighting device according to claim 1, wherein the grid is semilogarithmic.
3.根据权利要求1所述的照明装置,其中所述网格是基本半对数的。 The lighting device according to claim 1, wherein said grid is substantially semilogarithmic.
4.根据权利要求1所述的照明装置,其中所述照明器沿着所述冰箱的一个内壁布置,位于所述面板和所述壁之间。 4. The lighting device according to claim 1, wherein said illuminator is disposed along an interior wall of the refrigerator, positioned between the panel and the wall.
5.根据权利要求1所述的照明装置,其中所述网格是被激光刻划到所述面板的表面中的。 The lighting device according to claim 1, wherein the grid is laser scribed onto the surface of the panel.
6.根据权利要求1所述的照明装置,其中所述网格是被刻蚀到所述面板的表面中的。 6. The lighting device according to claim 1, wherein the grid is etched into the surface of the panel.
7.根据权利要求1所述的照明装置,其中所述照明器包括多个发光二极管,以用于产生被引入所述面板的光。 The lighting apparatus according to claim 1, wherein said illumination device comprises a plurality of light emitting diodes for generating light to be introduced into the panel.
8.根据权利要求7所述的照明装置,其中所述网格是半对数的。 The lighting device according to claim 7, wherein the grid is semilogarithmic.
9.根据权利要求8所述的照明装置,其中所述面板是在冰箱内部的搁架,且其中所述网格是被激光刻划到所述面板的表面中的。 The lighting device according to claim 8, wherein the panel is a shelf within the refrigerator, and wherein the grid is laser scribed onto the surface of the panel.
10.根据权利要求1所述的照明装置,其中所述网格是被刻划到所述面板的表面中的。 The lighting device according to claim 1, wherein said grid is scored into the surface of the panel.
11.根据权利要求10所述的照明装置,其中所述网格是半对数的。 The lighting device according to claim 10, wherein the grid is semilogarithmic.
12.根据权利要求10所述的照明装置,其中所述网格是基本半对数的。 12. The lighting device according to claim 10, wherein said grid is substantially semilogarithmic.
13.根据权利要求10所述的照明装置,其中所述网格包括: 多条第一平行线,其平行于所述面板的所述边缘;和多条第二平行线,其平行于所述多条第一平行线,其中在所述多条第一平行线的相继的线之间的距离大于所述多条第二平行线的相继的线之间的距离。 13. The lighting device according to claim 10, wherein said grid comprises: a first plurality of parallel lines, parallel to the edge of the panel; and a second plurality of parallel lines, parallel to the distance between successive lines of a first plurality of parallel lines, wherein the distance between successive lines of said first plurality of parallel lines is greater than the second plurality of parallel lines.
14.根据权利要求13所述的照明装置,其中所述多条第一平行线比所述多条第二平行线更为接近于所述面板的所述边缘。 The lighting device according to claim 13, wherein said first plurality of parallel lines than said second plurality of parallel lines nearer to the edge of the panel.
15.冰箱,包括权利要求1所述的照明装置,且其中所述照明装置包括一个或多个托架,所述托架被配置为与冰箱内的一个或多个竖直轨道接合,所述竖直轨道沿垂直于所述照明装置的方向延伸。 15. A refrigerator, comprising an illumination device according to claim 1, and wherein said illumination means comprises one or more brackets, the bracket is configured to engage within a refrigerator or more vertical rails, the rails extending in a direction perpendicular to the vertical direction of the lighting device.
16.用于照明冰箱内部空间的照明装置,包括: 位于所述内部空间中的可竖向地重新定位的搁架,其中所述搁架包括一个被激光刻划到搁架底部表面中的半对数网格;以及照明器,其沿冰箱的后壁和沿搁架的一个边缘布置,其中所述照明器包括多个用于生成光的发光二极管,所述光沿搁架的所述边缘被引入到搁架,且其中被引入的光通过所述半对数网格被转向到搁架的外部,且其中所述网格包括均匀间隔的且沿垂直于所述照明器的方向延伸的垂直线,所述网格还包括对数间隔的且沿平行于所述照明器的方向延伸的平行线。 Comprises a laser scored into the bottom surface of the shelf located within the interior of the half-space may be vertically repositionable shelf, wherein the shelf: illuminating means 16 for illuminating the interior space of a refrigerator, comprising logarithmic grid; and an illuminator, and a rear wall which are arranged along one edge of the shelf in a refrigerator, wherein said illumination device comprises a plurality of light emitting diodes for the edge generating light, the light along the shelf is introduced to the rack, and the rack which is diverted to the outside through the semilogarithmic grid is introduced, and wherein the mesh comprises uniformly spaced and extending along a direction perpendicular to the illuminator vertical lines, said grid comprising a further line extending parallel to the direction of the luminaire in a direction parallel to the number of intervals.
17.冰箱,包括根据权利要求16所述的照明装置。 17. A refrigerator, comprising an illumination device according to claim 16.
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